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stilts Sentence Examples

  • Twenty-four hours after his hour-long downhill hike from the mine, Dean's stilts felt like he'd run a barefoot marathon on cobblestoned streets.

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  • The fifth order (the third of the Dasypaedes) is formed by the Grallatores, divided into 2 " series " - (I) Altinares, consisting of 2 " cohorts," Herodii with I family, the herons, and Pelargi with 4 families, spoonbills, ibises, storks, and the umbre (Scopus), with Balaeniceps; (2) Humilinares, also consisting of 2 " cohorts," Limicolae with 2 families, sandpipers and snipes, stilts and avocets, and Cursores with 8 families, including plovers, bustards, cranes, rails, and all the other " waders."

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  • This he accomplished, first in 1859, a number of times, always with different theatric variations: blindfold, in a sack, trundling a wheelbarrow, on stilts, carrying a man on his back, sitting down midway while he made and ate an omelette.

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  • In 1861 Blondin first appeared in London, at the Crystal Palace, turning somersaults on stilts on a rope stretched across the central transept, 170 ft.

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  • If I was lanky or wearing stilts I don't know what I'd do.

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  • You came by on bamboo stilts, playing horse.

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  • huts on stilts, sharing mats on the floor.

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  • Every night, Tiyan warriors lit channels of fire around the field east of the walls using oil pans propped up by wooden stilts.

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  • This was the temporary wooden building on stilts that stood beside the half-built lighthouse to house the artificers.

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  • The morning was, as expected, very productive and we saw some interesting things including an Australian crake and about 1000 Banded Stilts.

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  • For total escapism, choose a stylish suite perched on stilts over the turquoise water.

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  • I checked into a campground at Twizel and casually told the very friendly manageress that I was looking for Black Stilts.

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  • nonsense on stilts... .

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  • stilts used for years.

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  • stilts over the lagoon.

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  • stilts over the water they have their own private sun deck.

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  • Several sections of motorway, many of which were built above the ground on tall concrete stilts, collapsed or toppled sideways.

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  • The third - about Wall Street's ability to reach the stratosphere - is nonsense on stilts... .

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  • tailed godwits were found and lots more stilts and stints.

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  • There are three types of room, the most upmarket of which are built on stilts over the lagoon.

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  • wooden huts, raised up on stilts against the dampness, begin to be illuminated.

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  • militaris), toucans, trogons, herons, egrets, ibis, spoonbills, boat-bills (Cancroma), ducks, pelicans, cormorants, bitterns, stilts, sandpipers, curlews, grackles, kingfishers, motmots, " Chachalacas " (Ortalida poliocephala), woodpeckers, jays, cuckoos, " garrapateros " (Crotophaga sulcirostris), the ingenious weaver-bird (Icterus), and another species (Cassicus), whose curiously woven, sack-like nests are suspended from the slender limbs of trees, and sometimes even from telegraph-wires, scarlet-crested fly-catchers (Muscivora mexicana), tanagers, mocking-birds (called " zenzontl "), turkeys, partridge, quail (Colinus, Lophortyx, Callipepla and Cyrtonyx), doves, pigeons, eagles, caracara hawks (Polyborus), fishhawks, falcons, crows, and turkey-buzzards (both the red-faced " aura " of North America and the black-faced " zopilote " of the tropics), which are the scavengers of the country.

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  • I had not seen the stilts used for years.

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  • If I was lanky or wearing stilts I do n't know what I 'd do.

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  • Built on stilts over the water they have their own private sun deck.

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  • The first black tailed godwits were found and lots more stilts and stints.

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  • Wooden huts, raised up on stilts against the dampness, begin to be illuminated.

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  • Day Two - Ketchikan: Dock at this fishing village and check out the waterfront houses built on stilts, the upscale gold stores and the totem poles.

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  • Although one pieces are touted as "slimming", anyone with a short torso and a bulging waistline will appear more like an apple mounted on stilts rather than a glamorous swimsuit model.

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  • Shoes: Wear shoes that have an appropriate heel for your height, so that you don't end up looking like you're walking on stilts.

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  • These multi-tasking beds consist of a twin- or full-sized bed elevated on stilts.

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  • One marsh produced our only white tailed plover of the trip along with purple gallinule, many ruff and black winged stilts.

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